John E. Grable, Ph.D., CFP
Professor and Athletic Association Endowed Professor of Financial Planning
Department of Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics
University of Georgia
Professor John Grable teaches and conducts research in the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. undergraduate and graduate programs at the University of Georgia where he holds an Athletic Association Endowed Professorship. Prior to entering the academic profession he worked as a pension/benefits administrator and later as a Registered Investment Advisor in an asset management firm. Dr. Grable served as the founding editor for the Journal of Personal Finance and co-founding editor of the Journal of Financial Therapy. His research interests include financial risk-tolerance assessment and psychophysiological economics, and financial planning help-seeking behavior. He has been the recipient of many research and publication awards and grants, and is active in promoting the link between research and financial planning practice where he has published numerous refereed papers, co-authored two financial planning textbooks, and co-edited a financial planning and counseling scales book. Dr. Grable currently writes a quarterly column for the Journal of Financial Service Professionals, serves as the Director of the Financial Planning Performance Lab, and works as an academic consultant to the Journal of Financial Planning.